Alternate Name REPFO
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
967 St-Laurent Blvd, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K1K 3B1
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Intersection St-Laurent Blvd and Donald St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Organization created to meet the needs of parents who are members of ethno-cultural communities, newly arrived and living in Ontario 
Interaction parent-school: 
* Raising the intercultural awareness of school stakeholders 
* Training parents about their role in their children’s education  
* Le Relais Program: enrichment and support to academic success services 
Democratic participation: 
* Parental participation at the school level 
* Electoral processes awareness  
* Political involvement 
Adjustment to the Canadian social and cultural context: 
* Changes in the parental roles 
* Coping strategies 
Learning environment: 
* Economic integration and security 
* Strategic prevention of early school leaving 
* Health and social factors 
* Crime prevention 
Delinquency and social inclusion: 
* Raising awareness to the problem of delinquency 
* Pre-judicial intervention programs 
* Community rehabilitation programs 
* Provincial spokesperson for the parents 
* Networking within the Franco-Ontarian system 
* Liaison with municipal, provincial and national authorities
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up 
Youth 6 years and older and their parents who come from a black community, who are newcomers, and who live in Ontario
Application Call for more information
Languages French ; Arabic ; Somali ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Cultural Awareness/Competencies Training ~ Education/Library Science Occupations ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ Parents ; Dropout Prevention ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Education Advocacy Groups ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ~ Youth ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; School System Advocacy ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Immigrants (Canada)
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-321-7623
Toll Free Phone 1-877-841-7623
Fax 613-321-2323
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Mr Farhan Hassan, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Body Ngoy, Board Member and Project Officer
Volunteer Coordinator Gustave Bitsi, Board Member
Primary Executive M Farhan Hassan, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Kadra Egueh, Program coordinator
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal
Elections Board elected every other year.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by the Ontarian government.

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